Exotic Indonesian-Style Chicken

READY IN: 1hr 50mins




  • Prepare the baste marinade: Combine all ingredients in a saucepan.
  • Stir and heat, but only until sauce boils.
  • Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  • Season the chickens lightly with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place them in a baking pan skin side down.
  • Cover with about 1/3 of the marinade.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for about 40 minutes.
  • Add a little water to pan if the marinade starts to burn.
  • Turn chicken over (now skin side should be up) and spoon on 1/3 more of the marinade.
  • Bake an additional 30-45 minutes, or until chickens are tender.
  • Add more marinade and water as needed during the cooking.
  • If there is any leftover marinade, gently reheat it and serve as a sauce to be passed around at the table.
  • This recipe freezes with no problems.